Tiffins Restaurant: A Unique Dining Trek at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Tiffins Exterior Sign

By David Sibila
Within the jungle atmosphere of Disney's Animal Kingdom is a flavorful oasis that adds an entirely new and unexpected flare to theme park dining in Orlando, the new Tiffins Restaurant. For those Walt Disney World guests seeking a respite from the hustle and bustle to serious food lovers craving a new dining adventure, a delicious experience is waiting to be discovered.

Tiffins Table Service

Referring to stackable, light metal lunch carriers used in many of parts of the world, Tiffins explores fresh international tastes and flavors that have been the inspiration for many of the areas and attractions throughout Disney's Animal Kingdom.

Tiffins Art Work

Taking on the persona of a colorful art gallery, much of the restaurant features art work and artifacts that have been collected or have been inspired by the international travels of the Walt Disney Imagineers who created the park.

Tiffins Monkey Statue

We had the opportunity to enjoy much of the menu which also includes a special "Taste of Tiffins" lunch sampling for those who are looking for a quick but tasty meal. Here are some our favorites we had the opportunity to try.

Tiffins Hoisin glazed Halibut

Hoisin Glazed Halibut served over the Forbidden Rice, Swiss chard Bok choy and turmeric sauce.

Tiffins Grilled Head on Prawns

Grilled Head on Prawns served with tomatoes, roasted fennel, olives and a sea urchin butter sauce.

Tiffins Roasted Market Vegetable Curry

Roasted Market Vegetable Curry made with millet (a gluten-free grain), spring vegetables and lime chutney.

Tiffins Wagyu Strip Loin and Braised Short Rib

Wagyu Strip Loin and Braised Short Rib paired with rainbow carrot, roasted Peruvian potatoes and toped in Chimichurri.

Tiffins Dessert Variety

The variety of desserts offered on the menu are all sweet treats not to be missed including the Calamansi Mousse, Lime Cheesecake, Passion Fruit Tapioca Creme and South American Chocolate Ganache. Seriously, yum!

Tiffins Nomads Lounge Outdoor Seating

The accompanying Nomad Lounge is the largest lounge on Walt Disney World property with seating for over 100 guests, including an expansive outdoor seating area which looks more like a remote resort overlooking a lush jungle than in the middle of a theme park.

Tiffins Hightower Rocks and Snow Leopard Salvation

Our two favorite, must have drinks at the Nomad lounge are the Hightower Rocks and Snow Leopard Salvation. These drinks are both refreshing and tasty and are the perfect pairing for a day in the park.

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Written by David Sibila, Senior Manager of Content and Social Media for Visit Orlando. He's a TV producer turned content and social media strategist, hands-on dad and a casualty of four rescued pets.


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